Oil & Gas Jobs – Petroleum Officer / Refining Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Refinery
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008. The PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice for the petroleum industry.
Job Summary: The Petroleum Officer / Refining Engineer will beresponsible for reviewing refinery designs and standards and supervising the development and operation of refineries in the country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
         Plan the refinery procedure to ensure the maximum output.
         Review refinery designs proposed by licensees and advise Management.
         Ensure the smoothness of all the processes related to refining.
         Oversee the maintenance and repair works in the refinery.
         Tasked with supervising staff of quality control department.
         Review the standards proposed by licensees and advise Management.
         Record all the quality test results and present them before management.
         Regularly monitor the production and machinery to ensure the quality.
         Work as a trouble shooter in the times of emergency or technical snags in the refinery.
         Supervise the layout of the refinery properly by keeping all the factors in mind.
         Supervise project budgets along with schedules.
         Recommend any plant modifications or changes.
         Make on-site visits frequently as and when needed.
         Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
         The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Petroleum Officer / Refining Engineer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology from an internationally recognised University/Institution
         Master’s Degree in Chemical or Refinery Engineering from an internationally recognised University/Institution
         Relevant working experience in the Oil and gas sector in a busy and well-organized institution is desired
         The person should have excellent technical knowledge regarding optical engineering.
         Excellent communicator and should have the excellent communication and management skills.
         Exceptional problem solving skills.
         He or she should be able to work in the difficult and stressful working conditions as well.
         Should have the physical fitness which is necessary in certain engineering jobs.
         An internationally recognized professional qualification or membership with an internationally recognized professional body is desired
         Good knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations and guidelines regarding petroleum refining and processing.
         Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
         Ability to work independently and in a team.
         Proven track record of outstanding performance.
         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
         Possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
         Good administrative and negotiation skills.
         Proficiency in the relevant computer packages.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.
Deadline: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 by 11:59 pm.


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